
Definition of Logarithmic scale
1. Noun. Scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers.
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Literary usage of Logarithmic scale
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1. Elements of Statistics by Arthur Lyon Bowley (1917)
"On the logarithmic scale a line rising with convexity to the horizontal shows
that the ... One case maybe signalized where the numbers. logarithmic scale is ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"5) it gives a series of values for u and/ such that— For the sake of clearness
let the logarithmic scale be regarded as the vertical one and the scale of ..."
3. An Introduction to the Theory of Infinite Series by Thomas John I'Anson Bromwich (1908)
"If we write a = l/» and raise the last to the nth power, we get (4). The limits (l)(4)
form the basis of the logarithmic scale of infinity. ..."
4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1920)
"Voltmeters are hence an exception to this logarithmic scale. In wattmeters where
the total scale range will be needed, the logarithmic scale enables a given ..."
5. Elementary Mathematical Analysis by John Wesley Young, Frank Millett Morgan (1918)
"THE logarithmic scale THE SLIDE RULE 169. The logarithmic scale. Let us lay off,
on a straight line, segments issuing from the same origin and proportional ..."
6. Plane Trigonometry with Practical Applications by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1922)
"logarithmic scale. The multiplications and divisions which we have learned to
perform by ... 23 Such a logarithmic scale was proposed by E. Gunter in 1620. ..."
7. River Discharge: Prepared for the Use of Engineers and Students by John Clayton Hoyt, Nathan Clifford Grover (1916)
"34. drawing two sets of lines spaced according to a logarithmic scale. ...
A logarithmic scale has the same salient features as a common logarithmic table. ..."